Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Long-Term Regular Cannabis Users Showed Cognitive Deficits at Midlife in 45-Year Study
The question of whether cannabis use causes cognitive deficits or structural changes in the brain is still an open one,... Read More
A Circuit Causally Linked With Spontaneous Nicotine Addiction Remissions May Be a Powerful Addiction Treatment Target
By studying 129 people who were daily cigarette smokers and addicted to nicotine at the time they suffered brain damage,... Read More
Researchers Discover Potentially Targetable Brain Circuit Controlling Cocaine Withdrawal Anxiety and Relapse
In the past several decades, the field of addiction research has been revolutionized by new findings about the role of... Read More
New Treatment Approach for Alcohol Use Disorder is Tested in Animals
A research team that included six BBRF grantees has reported encouraging results in animal-model tests exploring a potential new treatment... Read More
Largest Genome Study to Date of Cannabis Use Disorder Reveals New Genetic Underpinnings
A large international study designed to discover associations between genetic variations and risk for cannabis use disorder has generated evidence,... Read More